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Child Support & Family Law Information

 

CHILD SUPPORT CALCULATOR
CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES REVIEW

THE SUPREME COURT INVITED PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE PROPOSED CHILD SUPPORT SCHEDULE

** THANK YOU FOR SUBMITTING YOUR PUBLIC COMMENTS. THE COMMENT PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED

QUADRENNIAL REVIEW REPORTS:

State and federal laws require states to review their child support guidelines every four years. Reviewing the guidelines involves a third-party expert to analyze the randomly selected case files and to update the schedule that is the backbone of the support calculator. Arizona has completed the initial steps of the mandatory review. The expert’s analysis and review has resulted in the development of two reports:

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

** THANK YOU FOR SUBMITTING YOUR PUBLIC COMMENTS.
THE COMMENT PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED

The public and system stakeholders are encouraged to provide constructive comments regarding the new proposed child support calculations and the expert’s report information in the “Public Comments” link. Public comments will be used to compile proposed guidelines that will be reviewed by the Committee on Superior Court and the Arizona Judicial Council.

CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES The Arizona Child Support Guidelines are used to calculate the support amount and follow the Income Shares Model. The model was developed by the Child Support Guidelines Project of the National Center for State Courts. Both parents' incomes are used to calculate the amount of child support that one parent will pay to the other household to financially support the children.
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 COMMITTEES * Effective July 24, 2014, the statutory authorities enabling these legislative committees have been repealed pursuant to HB2437, signed by the Governor on April 24, 2014. Although these committees are no longer scheduled to meet, prior agendas and meeting materials may still be accessed.